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climb on. >> mike: the hooking. the flyers to the power play. face-off win. they bear with it. gave it on to giroux. a shot by giroux. wide to the short side. voracek turned one along. that lovejoy gave up to schenn. popped up back for more. off it curls to giroux. wayne simmonds and they kicked back to gostisbehere. giroux tried to beat it
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taken on by schenn. walled by lovejoy. puck came to cullen. he was able to clear it off and back down. >> ed: the flyers try to get the puck down to the goal line and make plays instead of making plays from the blue line in. >> mike: gostisbehere rolls that back in. coming along to help was one of the penguin defensemen and its is lofted back out again. stepping in there was dumoulin. meanwhile back behind it can be taken with 4:45 to go in the third. 52 seconds left on the power play. led back ahead, couturier. able to trickle it along. taken by bonino but lost to couturier. skated around the old roulette wheel. matt read able to bank it in. daley
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center for the penguins. mark streit gives it across. >> mike: putting a point on it. trying to win the game and putting his team into the playoffs. chipped by kuhnhackl. again it is streit. 15 seconds to go. streit yet again. gottet back over and gagner fired it wide. gets it back down the ice an on goal and that's it. out of the penalty box and so it's full strength action with 3:45 to go in the game. raffl able to roll it around from behind. rolfe ll ll lle rofrle back ove again. bellemare. fired it around and macdonald will have to chase it back down.
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a restless time here. if nothing changes on the scoreboard rm they do. schultz able to wait behind. 3:15 to go. it went through voracek and down and the flyers are guilty of icing. the stanley cup playoffs begin wednesday on the networks of nbc. don't miss a moment. and, again, this year, every game, every series. sundqvist on this important draw for the penguins. face-off draw for them. on the tie, it trickled along. dumoulin able to recoil and fed on through. they rule an offside on to play
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go. no chances by the penguins on goal this period. 34 shots to 19. and the nervous anticipation. thought their team was out of it. back they came. lost at pittsburgh. that sent them reeling onning a six-game losing streak. they're ahead in this game against pittsburgh, 2-1. 2:50 to go. two aside in the pittsburgh defensive end. jammed on around and taking it for the penguins is brian dumoulin. it twisted behind by macdonald to gudas. fired on down. handed back across and returned back over.
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long toss ahead and it goes back down. an icing is called this time against the penguins. one last look at this. we direct your attention to the right-hand side. there are interesting and successful teams on the left but the critical point is philadelphia on the outside. with the victory here, they will be on the inside. boston will be out. 2:22 to go. penguins will undoubtedly pull their goaltender jeff zatkoff at some point if the deficit stays one, and even if it stays two. this one directed up high and back in. nick schultz takes over for the flyers' defense. that went off bellemare. regrabbed and one-handed by daley. pouliot with that. twisted right back in by mark streit. zatkoff is out to play itlo
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scoreboard, then over to the bench. carried ahead by hagelin. his shot blocked down. hagelin again trying to work in and it's denied by gudas. pouliot. 100 seconds go in regulation. pouliot around behind schultz. spined around and dumoulin takes it. very deliberately drops it on back. back by kessel. going to the bench. the net is empty for the flyers and macdonald is there. six attackers for the penguins. they have won 14 of their last 15 games. this one is back out, including eight consecutive games on the road, the longest streak any team has had in the nhl this year. schultz. cullen tries to get it across. a save. they score! he
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[ horn blowing ] >> ed: they talked about it a lot, dave hakstol. the good stick from bellemare. and i loved the reaction on the flyers' bench now giving themselves a two-goal lead with less than a minute to go. knowing how close they are to going to the playoffs. >> pierre: you earn your coach's trust. it's an example of why he's trusted, why that line is so valuable for the flyers.
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bellemare has made this 3-1. who would have thought 30 of the last possible 34 points to pass four teams. into the glove of zatkoff. et at least one more face-off. it was wayne simmonds who has said in making the playoffs has been a man that did not make it to the team picture. cha
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healthishes for most of the season. [ horn blowing ] >> mike: they're in! >> mike: they have prove thad you can come out of
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nowhere with an acceleration down the stretch and get in. and as the kings proved in 2012, all you have to do is get in. wayne simmonds, pierre mcguire. >> pierre: thanks very much, doc. it wasn't supposed to happen this way. they said there was no chance for the flyers to make the playoffs. you're in the playoffs. how did it happen? >> we believed in one another all year long. we knew no one was giving a shot this year and we wanted to prove ev wrong. all those guys in the locker room, they did a great job from goalies on out. we worked our butts off. we deserve this. >> talk about the influence that your coaching staff, especially dave hakstol had on this team and the resurgence of the flyers. >> unbelievable. you know, they come in. we had a few things change up at the beginning of the year, obviously. we got used to it. hockey has been unbelievable. you know,
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we followed their example. we tried to lead all the way down. >> i know you're a humble man but you don't like to talk about yourself, 28 goals, 29, 32 this year. you keep going. salute the crowd. they're cheering for you. >> it's still unbelievable. i played in l.a. and i had a chance to play there and i came to philadelphia. these are the best fans. they stuck with us through thick and thin. they deserve the playoffs. >> their next step is against the washington capitals. what should they expect from the flyers? >> it's going to be a physical series. we played washington pretty hard. we've had a pretty bitter rivalry, so it should be a real good team. >> way to go, wayne. >> thanks a lot, pierre. i appreciate it. >> doc. >> final score in the game, flyers, 3, penguins, 1.
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thanks for watching the nhl on nbc. on behalf of all of us and our entire crew, mike emrick saying so long from philadelphia. tonight starting at 8:00, 7:00 central it's "date line: saturday mystery." and tonight on "saturday night live" russell crowe and musical guest. good afternoon.
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right now, at 6:00, a cold and windy saturday in april. we've got live team coverage on the weather advisories, cancellations and even postponements.
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the 7-year-old girl critically injured in a shooting in d.c.y. neighbors say they can almost predict when shots will be fired. and the key suspect in the brussels terror attacks makes a surprising confession. . news4 at 6:00 begins with breaking news. no! in spring. you can see it coming down in ft. washington county. it's a strange sight for april. but little to no accumulation for most of you. the wind gusts this evening could reach 50 miles per hour. you're looking live at union station, because of the strong winds, temperatures will feel much more like they are in the 20s and 30s. and the nationals were no match for mother nature, at least today. you're looking live at nats' park, where the team had to postpone what would have been their second home game of the season. and that's not the only event the weather affected today. news4's darcy spencer standing by at the southwest water front. but we begin with storm team 4
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amelia has information on a wind advisory and a freeze warning. >> exactly, erika. most of us under a wind advisory that will continue until 10:00 this evening for gusts up to 50 miles per hour. now with winds that strong, there could be some isolated wind damage. especially because of the rain and snow showers we had earlier today. kind of adding moisture to the ground and the windy conditions we have had over the last few days. so strong winds will continue through the evening hours. and temperatures will feel like they're in the 20s and 30s. so as you head out for your saturday night, probably want to grab the winter jacket. in addition to that, a freeze warning begins for everybody. at midnight. that's going to run through 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. near record cool temperatures in the forecast. we'll be below freezing for several hours overnight. because of that, you need to protect sensitive plants by covering them or bringing them indoors here you can see our forecast lows, versus record lows. forecasting a low in washington of 29. baltimore, 27. and dulles, a low temperature of 24. so we'll be near record c
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temperatures, erika. i don't think we'll hit it. but no matter how you split it, i think i've heard it enough today. everybody wants spring to return. i'm going to have more on when that will happen, in my full forecast. >> all right. thank you, amelia. let's continue team coverage on the weather with darcy spencer, where a key cherry blossom attraction has been cancell cancelled. and other events around the city being changed as well because of the cold and wind. darcy? >> that's right, erika. it is pretty brutal out here. i can tell you, within the last hour, it feels like the temperature has really dropped. we're getting gusts of wind out here. it certainly does not feel anything like spring. we're here on the southwest waterfront because the big fireworks festival had to be cancelled for the first time ever. it's part of the national cherry blossom festival and the president tells me it was a tough decision. let's go to the shot of the billboard. that tells you the news of the event being cancelled today. it will not be rescheduled. a huge disappointment for the
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thousands of people who usually attend this right out here on the waterfront. hundreds of volunteers were ready to make this event a success. but the cherry blossom festival president explains, this decision was made with safety in mind. >> absolutely. yesterday when we heard the weather report, we said let's just wait until the morning. obviously, weather can change. so we rely on all of you to let us know what is happening. and really, the biggest variable that has -- that made us have this decision is the wind. with the tents and the stage and can right on the water, it's obviously the windiest area. >> reporter: so the cherry blossom festival already looking to better, brighter days next weekend with the big parade, hoping for warmer and calmer weather. let's hope for that. for a big success, next weekend. erika, back to you. >> darcy spencer, thank you very much. we are tracking developments overseas in brussels. the federal prosecutor in gi
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the hat has made a confession. they say mohamed aborini admitted to be on the scene. surveillance video captured hydrogen bomb wihim with the otr two suspects. he was arrested in a paris neighborhood yesterday. he is suspected of being involved in the deadly paris attacks, as well. a 7-year-old girl remains in the hospital tonight. she was critically injured by gunfire last night in southeast, as her and her family were walking home from dinner. news4's derrick ward talked to neighbors who say it appears like things were happening like clockwork there. >> reporter: in a perfect world, this would be yard work. but this isn't a perfect world. it's southeast. and this officer is looking for evidence. shell casings after a 7-year-old girl was hit by gunfire friday night. >> i heard five or six shots about 9:35 last night. >> reporter: a sound that neighbors here say is all too common, almost on schedule, sa
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>> between hours of 9:00 to 10:00 at night, 4:00 and 6:00 in the evening, 8:00 and 10:00 in the morning and 12:00 to 2:00. they shoot every two hours. when the police leave they come and start shooting. >> reporter: police say the 12-year-old was wag walking with her parents, hit in the stomach. she was airlifted to a hospital and in stable condition. this car was also hit by gunfire cm police focused on yet another car parked down the block. a block which has garnered note right over some time.
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in southeast, derrick ward, news4. stunning new developments in the sex abuse allegations involving former house speaker, dennis hastert. today his attorney released a statement saying hastert acknowledges he committed transgressions as a young man and is profoundly sorry. the statement goes on to say, hastert apologizes to his former students, family, friends and previous constituents. prosecutors say hastert abused four young boys when he was their wrestling coach back in the '70s. the former speaker pleaded guilty for allegedly paying hush money to a victim. he will be sentenced later this month. the hunt for presidential delegates continues today out west. there are contests today in wyoming and colorado, and bernie sanders continues his recent surge, winning the wyoming caucus. sanders is building on a big win over hillary clinton on tuesday in wisconsin. today in new york, sanders criticized clinton for her positions on raising
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that her plans don't go far enough. meanwhile, the gop candidates will be watching colorado today. ted cruz could continue his recent surge by winning the state and 13 more gets. cruz continues to eat away at donald trump's chances of reaching the imagine in this case your of 1,237. trump visited the 9/11 memorial for the first time today and made a $100,000 donation. building bridges between muslims in our region and the communities they live in. local leaders discuss ideas to improve that relationship. and we showed you the successful launch of the spacex rocket. tonight, we're getting new video of the
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narrator: all that political mail mlet's simplify.lming. only one candidate has been endorsed by the washington post: kathleen matthews. as a journalist and progressive leader at marriott, she has a broad and deep facility with policy. emily's list praises matthews as pro-choice and the post says on gun control, clean energy, education and health research kathleen matthews "has greater potential, following the van hollen model, to move the ball forward."
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mission accomplished. spacex launched the falcon 9 rocket friday. this is the first successful launch since another rocket exploded last year. a camera mounted on the rocket captured the landing after the falcon 9 separated from its cargo capsule, the dragonb capsule taking splice and equipment to the international space station. come out of the shadows. a group of high-profile muslim-americans organized the town hall in hopes of starting a conversation between muslims themselves and others in the community. speakers talked about how political and civic engagement can help fight islam phobia. >> for us to
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enforcement or be suspicious of law enforcement is not the right approach. it's working with law enforcement, having the right dialogue and letting them know everything that's in our community. not just radicalization, but also the neighborhoods, the kids who might be in gangs in the neighborhood. the traffic. >> he also voiced concerns about the rhetoric of some presidential candidates for further isolating muslims instead of creating a welcoming environment. here's a look at the forecasted lows overnight. get a load of that. in april! amelia says overall, the weather will get better, eventually. find out what kind of temperatures you can expect tomorrow afternoon. and the coast guard races to the rescue to several races to rescue several people, trapped on flora's
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you're watching news4 at 6:00. live look outside our studios in northwest washington. notice the flag. of gusts now at 30 to 40 miles an hour across the area. when the winds and rain and snow showers come to an end, my full forecast in minutes, erika. the coast guard rushed to rescue four people stuck on a boat off the coast of florida today. there you've got the helicopter and coast guard joining in the efforts to rescue these individuals. the boat was taking on water about 20 miles west of st. petersburg. the crew successfully rue
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okay. thousands are angry about the state's new anti-abortion law. governor mike pence signed the law that bans women from having abortions based on genetic abnormality. women's rights activists called the law unconstitutional, saying it invades a woman's right to privacy. >> to remember that the right to choose is not enough. we must also ensure access to resources that make choice a reality for all. >> the aclu and planned parenthood sued the state, hoping to block the law. when asked about the lawsuit, a spokesperson for the governor's office says pence believes the law is constitutional. for the past three years, high levels of lead have been reported in seven primary and secondary schools in maryland. that according to the environmental protection agency. the lead levels tested above the federal
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bottled water since the '90s to keep students from drinking well water. schools in hartford county, berlin and crownsville also tested high for lead. we have a full list on our nbc washington app. just search lead. and now, your storm team 4 forecast. here's the latest on storm team 4 radar. i'm tracking rain and snow showers impacting the area. you can see this activity in montgomery county, up around howard, carol, frederick counties. we're seeing some snow falling and sticking to grassy areas for the most part, very little impact on roads with temperatures still above freezing. this it is it system will pull out within the next few hours. as it does so, not only will the rain !w


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